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Lasith Malinga ousted, Dimuth Karunaratne to lead Sri Lanka World Cup

Veteran pacer Lasith Malinga was sacked as ODI skipper with Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) Wednesday naming Test captain Dimuth Karunaratne to lead the country at the 50 over World cup in England beginning May 30.

The 31-year-old Karunaratne, who didn’t play a single ODI since the 2015 World Cup, has only featured in 17 ODIs and averages 15.83 with a high score of 60.

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  1. there are rumours going around that malinga has decided to retire due to being removed from captaincy(screenshot going around from the team whatsapp group of malingas ‘supposed’ farewell message) .if that is true he is the most selfish ,power hungry, traitor that has ever played for Sri Lanka .( ONLY if it is true)

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